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About the history of camping 
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Camping is a kind of leisure activity. Usually campers carry tents, leave the city and camp in the wild, and spend one or more nights. Camping is often associated with other activities such as hiking, fishing or swimming.

When it comes to camping outdoors, some people are purists, and some are just for the experience.The different types of camping out there can easily separate you into different categories.

There is a lot of discussion about what is considered "real" camping. The point is, camping has changed dramatically. If you take all things away, camping is based on pitching a tent, enjoying nature and a desire to escape the solitude of city life.It doesn't have to be just for hardcore outdoor enthusiasts, since the 19th century, that's been the case for the pursuit of the recreational activity itself.

In America, much of the camping craze was started by John Muir, who brought Americans outdoors. Perhaps without him, Yosemite would be only a fraction of what it is today! If you're a beginner to outdoor camping, here are the different types and types of camping that will allow you to decide which is best for you.


Camping can basically be divided into four forms, the first is conventional camping, the second is trailer camping, the third is camping cabin camping, and the fourth is special form of camping.


Refers to campers walking or driving vehicles to camping sites, usually in valleys, lakesides, and seasides. Campers can make bonfires, barbecue, have a picnic or sing. This is also the most common camping activity. Travelers who often do such activities, and Like other outdoor sports enthusiasts, they are also known as backpackers.

GLAMPING ( Glamorous Camping)

The glamorous camping that has been popular in the past two years can also be called "comfortable camping" and "luxury camping". It is different from traditional camping in that people are increasingly pursuing a sense of ritual, beautiful natural scenery, and elegant tents. , exquisite food, atmospheric lighting, folding tables and chairs full of design... All kinds of beautiful elements full of artistic aesthetics and personal sentiment together constitute the impression of exquisite camping in everyone's eyes.


It refers to driving a special travel vehicle, also known as a mobile home vehicle, to go camping in the wild. Usually, such a trailer is like a house, with heating or air-conditioning equipment, power supply, and even a kitchen. Such campers usually do not Known as backpackers.


It means that the camp provides wooden structures, canvas or inflatable plastic for sheltering from wind and rain, allowing campers to quickly set up tents in the wild or camp without setting up tents. It is the same as trailer camping, has the same basic functions as a house, and even has Heating or air-conditioning equipment, electricity, etc. Usually, activities such as picnics and campfire parties are held in the open space outside the house.


It refers to camping for special activities, such as long-distance rock climbing. Long-distance rock climbing may take several days. In order to rest, campers hang their tents on the edge of the cliff to camp. This kind of camping is very dangerous and exciting.

There are many types of camping, such as adventure camping, survival camping, winter camping...etc.


The history of recreational camping begins with the traveling British tailor Thomas Hiram Holding. But what really became popular was camping in England in the form that developed on the Thames. In 1880, large numbers of people participated in pastimes associated with the Victorian yachting boom. Since early camping gear was heavy, it was easy to transport by boat. Although Thomas Hiram Holding is often considered the founder of modern camping in Britain, he was responsible for popularizing a different kind of camping in the early 1900s. He experienced the wild nature of his childhood, where he and his parents traveled across the American prairies. Later, he and some friends embarked on a cycling and camping trip in Ireland. His book, Cycling and Camping in Connemara, led to the formation in 1901 of the first camping group, the Bicycle Campers' Association, which later became the Camping and Caravan Club. He wrote The Camper's Handbook in 1908 to share his passion for outdoor recreation with the world.

The world's first commercial campground is believed to be Cunningham's Camp near Douglas, which opened in 1894. In 1906, the Cycle Campers Association opened their first campsite in Weybridge. At this time, the group had several hundred members. In 1910, it merged with the National Camping Club. World War I meant that many camping activities came to a standstill. But after the war, interest in the group increased after Robert Baden-Powell (founder of the Boy Scout movement) became the organization's president. The International Federation of Camping Clubs (Federation Internationale de Camping et de Caravanning) was founded in 1932 with international organizations from around the world. By the 1960s, camping had become a common form of family vacation. Today, campgrounds are spread across Europe and North America.
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